surrealism.png: You know what makes me the most... →
phredology: goodgollymissmolly88: I would have had an absolutely amazing day without that happening. Eric Holder was found in contempt and hopefully this will spur his resignation/exile. I went to DSW and found a pair of $24.00 sandals on sale for 30% off and the sales clerk…
hookedonsemiotics: whispered Obama, right before he shot all the founding fathers in the face with the Communist Manifesto
you know that scene in the first ten minutes of Up
hookedonsemiotics: when Ellie is crying in the doctor’s office? Obamacare.
An avidity to punish is always dangerous to liberty. It leads men to stretch, to...– Thomas Paine, Dissertations on First Principles of Government, 1795 (originally posted April 12, 2012). (via letterstomycountry)
You’re fucking clever aren’t you
death to meme sayers
drdogballs: support gulags now
all of this shit is fucking retarded and you are stupid for liking it. it makes rich things easy and superficial. It makes deep wells of meaning, identity, and thought into a fucking puddle of oh i’m cool.
Sharing Poetry: Charles Bukowski, "So You Want To... →
sharingpoetry: if it doesn’t come bursting out of you in spite of everything, don’t do it. unless it comes unasked out of your heart and your mind and your mouth and your gut, don’t do it. if you have to sit for hours staring at your computer screen or hunched over your typewriter searching for words, don’t… I don’t know
I don’t think it’s terribly controversial to note that women, from a young age,...– Jennifer duBois, Writing Across Gender (via florida-uterati)
The IWW remains an icon of the far left, who admire its bitter, often violent...– Conservapedia entry on I.W.W. (via howtotalktogirlsdialectically) hahahahahahahahahahaha (via hookedonsemiotics)
on the other hand fuck you
drunk and happier for it
The last time we kissed, my lips tasted of ash to you.
You’ll be looking at yourself, in the future, and seeing your past self as an...– Stewart Lee, marry me. (via aliceswelly)
It really worries me that 84% of this audience agrees with that statement,...– Stewart Lee - “Heresy”, BBC Radio 4, 16th May 2007 (via ijclark)
white logic: on being offended
lance-chucker: -only reverse racism is offensive -its not offensive unless white people are offended too -if my black friend isn’t offended you shouldn’t be either -you’re not allowed to be offended if it was a joke -you’re not allowed to be offended if i didnt mean it
el-masreya: Slavery: “GET OVER IT!” Imperialism: “GET OVER IT!” Exploitation: “GET OVER IT!” World Starvation: “GET OVER IT” Genocide: “GET OVER IT!” Occupation: “GET OVER IT!” 9/11: “NEVER FORGET!”
Survivors often regret their decision in midair, if not before. Ken Baldwin and...– Letter from California: Jumpers : The New Yorker Good thing to keep in mind here. (via markrichardson)
ihaveabsolutelynoidea: “i’m so oppressed” whispered the straight, white, able bodied, neurotypical cisman as he restarted his favorite amazing atheist youtube video while participating in a reddit thread calling feminists cunts and making rape jokes for teh lulz
Zodiac Facts: Just to further this discussion. →
zodiacchic: Here are a few of your answers to “What is Normal?” “What the majority of your society accepts” -meluna93 “Whatever society thinks is normal. That is why it is so much better to be weird than society’s standards” - c-llarbones “Normality doesn’t exist. And if it did, it’s not something I ever… Society is a combination of the past conceptions of acceptability, etc and whatever...
I didn’t go to law school– Mitt Romney, graduate of Harvard Law School (via ohheybill) I wonder if there’s a point where ideology ends and stupidity begins. If so this might be near it. (via hookedonsemiotics)
nicotine spice: The significance of plot without... →
stilleatingoranges: In the West, plot is commonly thought to revolve around conflict: a confrontation between two or more elements, in which one ultimately dominates the other. The standard three- and five-act plot structures—which permeate Western media—have conflict written into their… mixed feelings.
If we were to look for a similar phenomenon in the world of politics, the...– From another quality article on Mises.org Biebermania and Its Lessons for Our Time (via sinidentidades) “Where there is power, there is resistance to power; where there is Ron Paul, there is an intolerable swarm of stupid fucking white straight men.” - Michel Foucault, early draft of History Of...
McSweeney’s Internet Tendency: You Are the Only... →
You start walking down the street, peering in windows, but no one is there. You break into a sprint, shouting for anyone to hear. Abandoned cars sit in the road, still idling. A bicycle lays on a patch of grass, its front wheel still spinning. Someone must be here. Someone must not be in grad school.
Boy Band Jihad: Mega Pop Star Pimping Islam on... →
faineemae: faineemae: Jihad is sneaking into American girls’ favorite pop band. If you have young daughters, then you know that the boy band, “One Direction,” is all the rage to young girls around the world, especially in the United States. As big, if not bigger than Justin Bieber. Recently, President Obama’s daughter, Malia, was photographed attending their Washington, DC-area concert....
The cathedral stood quietly in darkness. Though equally invisible without light, it stood taller and with more agency, more regal pride than the constructions that jealously circled its majestic pointed arches and glared vindictive at the soaring obelisks that raised this house of God to heaven. In total silence, the sun’s fiery-gold crown began to rise from the edge of the world. Now...
I have the collected works of every great life lived And decades at my disposal to dive deep within them A lonely traveler who knows naught of the language of culture or of thought and lives as a child stumbling blind and incapable of setting even an hour to depart and asking of the cosmos impossible things wishing to fly without being able to walk